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This 1982 documentary takes a look at the legacy of Phil Spector before the murder trial overshadowed his legion of musical accomplishments. Fantastic early ?60s footage of Phil Spector writing songs in his mansion and rehearsing the Crystals in the studio. Rare and interesting insight into Phil's eccentric personality through interviews with Ehmet Ertegun, Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller, Jeff Barry, Lester Sill, Sonny Bono, Bumps Blackwell, Darlene Love, Ronnie Spector, the Ramones and others. The Ramones tell of Phil threatening them with a gun! Also, Gold Star studio engineers Stan Ross and Larry Levine explain the secret of Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound." PLUS: See various News Specials on the murder case!

Added by timothompson on March 28, 2005